Lost

Trivia: The character Sun was created specifically for Yoon-jin Kim, after she auditioned for the role of Kate but the writers felt she was not right for the role.

The End (1) - S6-E17

Trivia: the Oceanic employee delivering Jack's father's body has a name visible on his navy blue overall - it is Bocklin - Arnold Bocklin is an artist famous for painting "Isle of the Dead" in 1880. (00:04:00)

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Trivia: In series 2, episode 2, at around the 35 minute mark when the camera goes underwater to show the shark swimming past, the shark has the Dharma logo on the back end of it.

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Trivia: Terry O'Quinn is the only actor who didn't have to audition for the show, having previously worked with J.J. Abrams on "Alias."

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Trivia: Sawyer was not originally Southern - Damon Lindelof described the original character plan as a 'slick, city con man.' It was changed specifically for Josh Holloway.

Born to Run - S1-E22

Trivia: When Kate runs out of the MRI room, if you look closely at the sign, instead of saying "Magnetic Resonance Imaging" as it should, it says "Magnetic Resonance ImagINing". A clue, perhaps? Too big to be an unnoticed mistake.

Man of Science, Man of Faith - S2-E1

Trivia: During the opening scene, when the camera cuts to the cabinet of drugs (shortly before the explosion heard in the distance), all the bottles of drugs have 'the numbers' on them - '4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42'. Maybe obvious to some but worth looking out for.

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The Moth - S1-E7

Trivia: In the midst of withdrawal, the third time Charlie asks Locke for his stash Locke finally hands it to Charlie, who stares at the bag of heroin. On the DVD commentary, Dom Monaghan remarks that while he holds the bag of heroin (really brown sugar, but hey) he's "doing a Gollum" - using Andy Serkis's portrayal of Gollum, and his desire for his "Precious" as the basis for Charlie's intense need for the drug.

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Trivia: Evangeline Lilly almost wasn't cast as Kate. As a Canadian citizen, problems arose regarding her visa and Screen Actors' Guild paperwork. She managed to get everything in order the day before the pilot began shooting.

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Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Trivia: The production budget for the 2-hour pilot was $12 million, which is far greater than most TV shows. This led to Disney firing Lloyd Braun, the ABC Entertainment Chairman, for greenlighting the show, which has now become one of ABC's biggest hits in years.

Exposé - S3-E14

Trivia: The Medusa spider is not an actual spider species. It most likely got its name from the mythological creature 'Medusa' that instantly paralyzed people by looking at them and turning them into stone.

Trivia: Swoozie Kurtz plays Terry O'Quinn's mother in the series, even though in real life she's only six years older than him.

Homecoming - S1-E15

Trivia: When Charlie meets the wealthy lady in his flashback scenes, she mentions that her father is buying a paper company up in Slough, an obvious reference to the UK version of "The Office" which is about a paper company in Slough.

Japan-Games

Trivia: For those of you who own the Lost: Complete Collection box set and are wondering how to find the hidden disk, shining the black light on the island replica will give you a clue.

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Numbers - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Hurley is at the new house, after his mom hurts her ankle, he reaches into the car window to get the cell phone. When he begins to dial, the cameraman's arm moving about is reflected in the back chrome of the side view mirror. (00:12:10)

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Tabula Rasa - S1-E3

Locke: Do you play checkers with your Pop?
Walt: No. I live in Australia with My Mom. She got sick, she died a couple of weeks ago.
Locke: You're having a bad month.

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Season 1 generally

Question: When Claire is pregnant with her baby, her belly looks very realistic. Does anyone know how they make it look so real?

Answer: Using a mold, a realistic pregnancy belly is made of latex (rubber), including the distinct belly button, to suit the proportions of Emilie de Ravin who plays Claire. It is then painted with a special paint/adhesive compound that adheres to the surface and for shots of the actual belly, additional veining and stretch marks are airbrushed on.

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